The captain's widow of Sandwich : self-invention and the life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917 (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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The captain's widow of Sandwich : self-invention and the life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Author: Megan Taylor Shockley
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the legend of Hannah Rebecca Burgess and Victorian gender roles

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Case studies
History
Sources
Diaries
Biography
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Captain's widow of Sandwich.
New York : New York University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009042908
Named Person: Hannah Rebecca Burgess
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Taylor Shockley
ISBN: 9780814783191 0814783198
OCLC Number: 897034635
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 267 p.) maps
Contents: Acknowledgments Author's Note on the Journals Introduction 1 Rebecca's World: Developing Character 2 Becoming the Captain's Wife: Crafting Personas and Defining Relationships 3 Rebecca at Sea: Fashioning a New Identity 4 Challenges and Transitions: Shifting Identities 5 A New Era, a New Narrative 6 Visible and Invisible: Rebecca's Multiple Identities 7 From Legacy to Legend Conclusion Appendix Notes Works Cited Index About the Author
Responsibility: Megan Taylor Shockley

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. . . a fruitfull approach to the study of how women in history were able to shape their private stories for public consumption to promote their own legacy. -- Robin Miskolcze * The Journal of Read more...

 
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